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ISO Muffin Recipe With No White Flour or Sugar (Savory OK)

TerriL Sep 26, 2009 11:17 PM

I need to make muffins (or something equivalent) for someone on a restricted diet and am hoping someone can offer suggestions. Savory recipes are also welcomed. The person I'm baking for is ill and has lost a lot of weight, therefore I'm not looking for a recipe that is low in fat. Eggs and dairy are fine. I was thinking that a muffin with sweet potato/pumpkin puree and cornmeal might work well, or a savory muffin with cheese. Crackers might be an option too.

Here are the parameters:

- Whole-grain flour or rice flour
- No sugar -- the muffins can be sweetened with fresh/dried fruit, but no sugar/honey/molasses, etc.
- The recipe would preferably call for coconut oil, but butter or another type of oil is workable.

Thanks in advance for your help, it is greatly appreciated.

  1. Emme Sep 27, 2009 09:31 AM

    Savory Whole Wheat Muffins - you can also sub out some of the whole wheat flour with a combo of brown rice, spelt, kamut, buckwheat, soy, garbanzo, etc... if you're interested just ask

    Another Savory Muffin recipe

    You can omit the sugar or sweetener if you don't want to use Stevia, and add some mashed banana.

    You might try this recipe... for the white flour, sub 1/4 c soy flour, 1/2 cup brown rice flour, and 1/4 c garbanzo flour or quinoa flour.

    A basic muffin that can be savory or sweet... replace the sweetener with fruit or substitute... can also omit it then increase the liquid by a little and add spinach, onions, mushrooms and cheese.

    Rice and Cheese Muffins - omit the sugar

    Chick-Wheat Savory Muffins

    Banana Cornmeal - omit syrup

    Bacon and Cheddar Muffins - for all-purpose flour, sub 1/4 c soy flour, 1/2 brown rice flour, 1/4 c spelt or kamut flour


    2 Replies
    1. re: Emme
      toveggiegirl Sep 29, 2009 11:42 PM

      A variation on The Sweet Melissa Baking Book muffin recipe Emme posted.
      Caramelized Onion, Sage and Cheddar Muffins

      1. re: Emme
        CapitalSpice Sep 30, 2009 12:17 PM

        Thanks for the shout-out, Emme...but I need to point out that the recipe we used for savory muffins does include one teaspoon of sugar. Not much, to be sure, but it's definitely in there so we don't want anyone ending up with an unpleasant surprise.

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